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Observations

Healing the Wounds of Trauma

We have personally experienced civil unrest and war in 3 different African countries. We have been evacuated 5 times. During our first workshop, we began to experience healing from our own trauma, even while helping others work through theirs.

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Observations

35 Years as Nomads for the Kingdom

It’s 35 years this month since we left our jobs and started on an adventure that has carried us around the world, with more house moves than we can count; thanks to God and some incredible supporters.

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Observations

The Value of Literacy

A simple video that captures some of the benefits of mother tongue literacy work.

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Observations

Where British Mission Agencies Work

A brief look at some statistics about the history and geography of British mission agencies (it’s more interesting than it sounds).

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Observations

We Must Resist the Hype

When we give in to the temptation of giving a positive spin to our stories we are effectively denying the God that we claim to be serving – it’s that serious.

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Mission Observations

Stories: Ethiopia

Dereje Tilahun professes, “The Bible is My Life”. During 17 years of Communist rule in Ethiopia, the Word of God sustained Dereje.

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Observations

The Minimum Unit of Scripture

Scripture isn’t a series of isolated stories that can be stripped from their context; it is a canon of books which tell a connected story and which can only be fully understood in relationship to each other. 

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Church: World Observations

Thoughts on a Consulta Continental

I have seen the future of mission and it speaks Spanish

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Bible Translation

A Different Take On Bible Translation Statistics

Whichever way you look at it and with all of the possible caveats in place, there is still huge amount of Scripture translation work that remains. Suggestions that the task of Bible translation is close to completion are very premature. 

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Bible Translation

New Wycliffe Video

Wycliffe Bible Translators in the UK have recently refreshed their website, logo and what-have-you. Along with this refresh, they have released a new video which gives one reason for Bible translation. If you received this post via email and the video doesn’t show up, you can find it by clicking here. This post is more […]